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into this next phase, you know, a big part of it for us is that there isn't anything on the schedule. >>> it's about time they take some responsibility here. instead of signing pledges to grover norquist not to ask wealthiest among us to contribute and bring back the middle class, they should be signing a penal saying to the middle class we're going to level the playing field. >> by the way, at that point, norquist of americans for tax reform outpaced sarah palin as the most often dropped name at presidential debates. the aforementioned norquist, thorn in side of democrats and republicans. great to have you. >> go to be with you. >> neil: people think the tax issue is those op upper income that will go up. as it stands now, all taxes will go up. from the bottom 10% to 15%. you argue that nothing puts chill in the economy more than that. >> absolutely. we ought not to be raising taxes. the pledge by biden is pledge to american people that they'll oppose any and all tax increases. biden wants to pretend it's for the upper income people. for all the taxpayers. one thing to keep in mind. the pro
it is a national security threat and the reason is, one, it makes us look stupid and impotent and as if we can't control our investing and at some point will require us to cut or defense spending, we have to pull ourselves together an act like statesmen about it. it has gone on way too long, it is ridiculous. >> neil: dagen, he's trying to deflect and, look who is judging us kind of deal and say look at these clowns, right? >> two an extent, but, if we don't heed this warning, i don't know what it will take. because as a nation, i don't think -- i've said all along, i don't think that until americans feel really pain in some way, whether it is significantly higher interest rates or double-digit inflation which we had in the 1970s and 1980s we'll decide to do something about this. i don't know what it will take, maybe us not being able to defend ourselves or take a national security crisis where we don't have the money to protect the nation at some point. >> do you ever notice the guy is a bad dresser? >> neil: before the united natio nations, would it kill you to wear a tie. >> he wears member
. >> the u.s. government is flat broke, but the public isn't broke, that's the shame our average share of the debt that the government wildly throws away and spends like crazy and can't put on your, on any kind of control ofbut this is where we are, this is the inflection point, where we are, at the moment of truth where we keep running this up we're asking amecans you want the total to be more than that. essentially we've become a total welfare country, a total welfare state unless somehow the american public puts their foot down, government won't do it. >> what i don't like about it, it does put it in a darkly human maybe selfish conscious, this is our shar to folks abroad. >> just to folks abroad. but two-thirds of our debt is held by. >> we owe ourselves. you figure you owe it yourself -- well, i'm not going to say it. this i have to pay. >> and what you have to pay back. good point, but in order to fix it people are going to have to give up something, whetr it's some tax break, whether it's spending on certain things that they love, when is the day going to arrive that people are
insanity, it's suicide. if mr. osama bin laden were still alive, he would like us to be doing this. everyone would like us to be disarming unilaterally and it makes no sense at all. >> adam, i've got to say, mitt romney brought up simpson bowles, even though the question was never asked and acknowledging the question something needs to be done. >> he brought up simpson bowles, and either candidate is discussing the fiscal cliff, there isn't much difference between them. a pox on both their houses. >> it's a bipartisan mistake and problem. i don't disagree with what jerry and ben said. the fiscal cliff is a disaster in the waiting. a low probability that the disaster will come to fruition, the politicians are content to wait until after the election to do with it. >> and break up-- make the point this is bad for the economy. a lot of people talk about the markets. i don't know, if you have the automatic cuts, you have automatic taxes, you have the deficit being dealt with in an insane way, at least being dealt with, i'm not so sure the markets are going to implode-- >> you don't thi
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